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IFSRA: The financial regulator which failed

Anon 02/01/2010

Anon: On January 1st 2010, we saw how the basic philosophy of IFSRA, and the key people, seemed to be informed by the philosophy of “free” markets and the need to keep state interference or regulation to a minimum. Yet the government established an agency with 350 staff and a big budget to “regulate” financial markets. This was hardly just …

Paying the price of poor regulation in Banking

Anon 01/01/2010

Anon: Morgan Kelly’s UCD paper on the Irish Bubble reproduced here on 29th December is a chilling view of the kind of policies which nearly brought …



Robert Sweeney

Robert Sweeney is a policy analyst at TASC and focuses on issues surrounding Irish …

James Stewart

Dr James Stewart is Adjunct Associate Professor at Trinity College Dublin. His research …

Michelle Maher

Dr Michelle Maher completed her PhD on the Irish pension system in 2016 at Maynooth …